When it comes to pack weight, I’d be willing to bet that every seasoned backpack hunter out there has gone through some major changes over the years. I guess you could call these “evolutions or phases,” and I’d also be willing to bet that each person hit each evolution at …Read More »
Anyone that’s spent much time in the outdoor community has probably heard someone say, “He’s a 10%’er” or that “10% of the hunters kill 90% of the animals.” and with very little research you will find that in fact 10% of the hunters do kill 90% of the game. So …Read More »
DON’T CHASE THE LIGHT WEIGHT RABBIT
An early snowstorm was hitting the high country and my hunting partner and I were socked in as bad as you could imagine. To save weight, our choice for this trip was a tiny three-season, two-man shelter and we were seriously regretting that decision. To add insult to injury, my …Read More »
Survival in Your Pocket
I’d like to be able to tell people that I’ve never been lost, confused, misplaced or just stuck out overnight away from my camp before but that would be a lie! If the truth were to be told, I find myself stuck out overnight a few times each year but …Read More »
Which Boots Are Best For The Day Hunt?
If you asked 10 backpack hunters if they prefer a stiff or flexible boot, I’d guess you’d get 7 out of 10 preferring a stiffer set of boots. Now that’s not to say that a flexible set of boots won’t work for you, but because of the heavy loads, long …Read More »
Hunting Footwear: Stiff Or Flexible
Even though your feet are what get you to where you’re going, footwear for the western hunter is often overlooked. I can understand why, as a set of boots isn’t as exciting or illustrious as a new bow, binoculars, or rifle, but again, your feet and footwear will be what …Read More »
How Soon Is Too Soon…To Go Scouting?
By Aron Snyder The snow’s melting, spring run off is cranking and you’ve drawn your tag for the upcoming fall season! So now that you’ve got the tag, you’re going to need to start scouting but when is going to be the best/most productive time to head out? At this …Read More »